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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Oklahoma"

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Top left - view over open countryside. Captioned 'View from Timber Hill'.
Top right - view of a stream with trees on far bank. Captioned 'Ice at Timber Hill'. Bottom left - three men wearing tunics in a wood. The man in front is carrying a woman.…

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Oblique aerial photograph of fields. Railway runs up from bottom centre and crosses a road which curves away. Looking east towards Miami which is lost in the distance. At the bottom, part of aircraft. Captioned 'Miami through the mist'. Includes is a…

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Top left - thirteen men sitting and standing in a doorway. Some are wearing RAF battledress. Man at front wearing shirt and tie holds a plate. Caption 'Yakes birthday cake'.
Middle right - five men wearing khaki uniform standing on steps in front…

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Top left - Inside barrack room. Six men wearing battledress sitting round a tables studying books. Two other men stand looking at them. Captioned 'a night binding'.
Top right - two men in khaki uniform standing in front of a building. Man on the…

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Top left - a man wearing overalls standing on the port wing by the cockpit of a Harvard. The aircraft number part 'B-5' is visible
Bottom right - mangled wreckage, probably unidentified aircraft. In the background corrugated wall with window on…

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The letter describes a letter from him and their visit to Fredonia, especially the dance. She refers to Mr Rooke and Sgt Whitefield and a Prom, tennis and roller skating.

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Letter to Fred refers to Ted's daughter, Frances having operations to both eyes. Also thanks him for the photographs.

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Letter refers to Independence day, Frances home from hospital, house painting and offers accommodation if Fred and his colleagues can come over.

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The letter asks that Fred makes a return visit to his house.

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Top right a head and shoulders portrait of an airnan wearing tunic and side cap. In the background a building with windows. In he far background left are other buildings blurred. Title above 'John Quine'.
Bottom left a sign for Spartan School of…

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William Neilson grew up in Edinburgh. After training as a pilot in Canada and the United States he served as a staff pilot at Number 1 Air Armament School RAF Manby. He discusses low level bombing practice. He was demobbed in 1946 and became a civil…

Ken Odell was a schoolboy at the beginning of the war living in Highgate and was evacuated with the school. When he was of age he volunteered for the RAF and was sent to RAF Sywell for Pilot, Navigator, Bomb Aimer evaluation. Accepted as a pilot, he…

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Eric Hookings joined the RAF and served as ground crew at RAF Newton before training as a pilot in America. He was posted to RAF Bruntingthorpe, flying Wellingtons, Stirlings and Lancasters with 619 Squadron. During an operation a Me 110 shot down…

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Arthur Hulyer talks about his experience in the RAF and recalls working in an engineering firm before joining the Air Force. He was sent to America for pilot training in Oklahoma and tells of how he trained to become a pilot but then ended up as a…

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A side view of a training aircraft '62' stripped for inspection. On the reverse 'BT17A Miami Okla'.

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Five men wearing battledress and side caps walking towards camera on snow covered path. Background right a building with windows. Captioned 'One morning after class'. Surrounded by abstract border. Included is scan of photograph.

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Five men all wearing tunic and three with side caps standing in front of a building. The man on the left is showing aircraft positions with hands while the others look on. Captioned 'Taffy in his element. Includes individual scan of photograph.

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A side view of four training Cornell aircraft in a straight line. The nearest is 'B.35' and the next is 'B.24'. Two airmen are located close to the first aircraft. On the reverse is 'Stearman PT13A [incorrect] Miami Okla'.

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From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

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Top left - airborne view looking down at mountain. Captioned 'Just after leaving El Paso'.
Top right - open aerodrome with mountains in background. Captioned 'El Paso field'.
Second row right - view from rear cockpit of pilot looking round.…

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Top left - shot of head and front paws of dog lying down by wall. Caption 'Peter'.
Top right - three men wearing battledress standing in line in front of a building with tree on the left. captioned '"Just out of bed", Spence, George, Dick'. Bottom…

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Top - three men wearing cowboy hats and two women, one wearing cowboy hat sitting on woosden stockyard fence. In the background cows and fences. Captioned 'Cowboys'. On the reverse 'Margorie Graham, Commerce, Okla, June 26 1943'.
Bottom - blurred…

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Top left - two story white building with dormer windows in centre section. Captioned 'Pennant Building.
Top right - Single story white building with covered veranda in front. Captioned 'The dining hall'.
Bottom left - two white buildings in…
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